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Dec. 11, 2013 | Stacy Kaper | Uranium Enrichment , Sanctions, Nuclear , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
John Kerry came to Congress on Tuesday touting a new nuclear accord with Iran and asking members for their support. He didn’t get it.
A U.S. plan to neutralize Syrian chemical-warfare materials at sea is raising security and environmental concerns, the Washington Times reported on Tuesday.
Dec. 11, 2013 | Sanctions, Nuclear , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
Iran said talks are advancing on a detailed plan to comply with a nuclear accord sealed last month, according to a Reuters report.
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Prospects for seeing a new U.S. defense authorization law before year's end may hinge on whether GOP senators drop demands for votes on amendments.
The two-year budget deal is a positive development in the eyes of many defense watchers.
The South Korean military on Tuesday approved a plan to acquire three more Aegis antimissile destroyers, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
The Japanese government on Wednesday said the country should boost its defense capabilities and be willing to be more militarily active abroad.
Dec. 10, 2013 | Douglas P. Guarino | Nuclear Weapons Programs
WASHINGTON -- House and Senate lawmakers are standing firm in a feud with the White House over whether the Obama administration should be required to study alternatives to a costly plan for upgrading a pair of U.S. nuclear warheads.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate and House negotiators on Monday announced they had hammered out bipartisan legislation that would require the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency to field a new radar to detect any long-range missiles that North Korea may fire against the United States.
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Roger Cavazos, a North Korea specialist, on ramifications of Kim Jong Un's removal of his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, from power in the isolated nation.
Jang's purge means that China lost one of the few conduits they had.